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Travelling to the Grands Causses and
the Vallée du Tarn
(Millau, St.Affrique, Pays de Roquefort, Gorges des Raspes du Tarn, Gorges du Tarn, Sud-Aveyron)
|Travelling by Train and Bus - Air - Car|
Travelling to the Grands Causses by car
Take the A1, (A4) to Paris
After the airport Charles de Gaulle you will follow the direction of Bordeaux / Nantes (de A3) untill you're on the
Boulevard Périphérique (BP). Very Short after the Porte d’Italie you leave the BP in the direction of Bordeaux / Nantes. You'll end up on the
A10. Continue following signs to Bordeaux / Nantes and later Clermont Ferrand. After Orléans you'll be on the
A71. From Clermont Ferrand it is about 3 hours driving on the A75 to Millau on a splendid tollfree highway. The first place in Aveyron will be Sévérac-le-Chateau.
If you have to be in Millau follow "CENTRE" to the big roundabout with a fountain, Place du Mandarous.
If you're destination is Millau you have a car-parking in Parking Emma Calvé, (30 euro for a week)
If your hotel is Chateau de Creissels you have to drive 2 more kms. Take direction Albi and St.Affrique and cross the bridge over the Tarn. Turn right towards St.Affrique. You'll see the Chateau at your right hand side.
From Millau to St.Affrique (direction Albi) is another 30 minutes (D992/D999).
In St. Affrique your hotel will be Hotel le Moderne. Follow direction Albi. At the first roundabout (trafic circle) turn left. Hôtel le Moderne is on your right hand.
Travelling to the Grands Causses by train and bus
- From Paris (Gare du Lyon), from Airport Charles-de-Gaulle or from Brussels:
Take the TGV to Montpellier or Beziers.
- From Brussels
- From Barcelona: Train to Beziers and change on train (TER) to Millau:
Departure from Beziers: 18h26. Arival 20h21 (Millau) or
Train to Montpellier and change on bus (Herault Transports or SNCF-TER) to Millau; see below.
The journey takes about 2 hrs to Millau and Creissels, 2½ hrs to St.Affrique (with SNCF-TER), bikes free.
Leave Montpellier with Hérault Transport
(at 20 minutes from the railway station, from Station Mosson)
Arrival in Millau
With SNCF bus
Arrival in Millau
with Herault Transports
Arrival in St.Affrique
110:45 SNCF 09:55 MTWTFS-- 11:50 13:50 SNCF 12:05 MTWTFS-- 13:35 14:30 13:45 MTWTFS-- 115:50 16:30 MTWTFS-- 118:25 SNCF 18:00 MTWTFS-- 19:40 20:25 18:45 Fri-Sun 20:45 SNCF 12:05
Millau .. Montpellier arrival Millau leave at: 07:00 on Monday through Saturday ; 07:30 Sundays 09:05 every day Millau leave at : 10:00 every day 11:45 every day 1. Herault Transports from Station Mosson (with tramway 20 minutes from SNCF-station St Roch Montpellier) Leave at 16H30 - 2hrs or leave at 13H45 (2hrs to Millau)
2. SNCF from railway station St.Roch Montpellier. 12H05 to Millau 13H35
3. Go by TGV all the way to Beziers and take the train at 18H19 to Millau (2hrs6min)
- From Beziers carry by train to Millau: From Monday through Sunday there is a possibility of travelling to Millau by train.
BEZIERS departure 18h14 train: 78962 arrival Millau 20:10
- From Toulouse and Albi. Surf to this page for access to Millau and the Grands Causses from Toulouse.
General information on train and bus (Montpellier-Millau)
See this link for timetables for train schedules in Southern France (Midi Pyrenees) and this one for the "Grandes Lignes" when you travel from Paris.
- The winter schedule of the SNCF changes to summer schedule in June.
From Paris Gare du Nord u Gare de Lyon
- For overnight trains to Rodez, Millau and Albi: take Metro Line 5 direction Place d'Italie and change at Gare d'Austerlitz.
- For day trains TGV to Montpellier: take RER line D to Gare de Lyon.
From CDG to ORY takes 1h30
Contact: Tel: SNCF railway station in Millau, Tel: 0565 603 402 SNCF general informations, Tel: 0836 353 535 Bus Company Hérault Transports Tel: 0434 888 999 SNCF general informations, Tel: 0836 353 535 Busses Millau - Toulouse.
Tel: 0562 189 494 / 0562 188 454. Busses Millau - Rodez. Tel: 0565 598 933 Busses Rodez - St. Affrique. Company Mouls Tel: 0565 990 587
Train & Bus
Grands Causses via Toulouse and Albi
to the lower Valley of the Tarn.
|From Paris to Toulouse, Albi and St.Affrique and Millau by bus company Verdie.|
|TGV from Paris-Gare d'Austerlitz to Toulouse|
|From Toulouse to Albi and Aveyron (Millau)
by train and bus.
Toulouse railway station Matabiau - Albi - Millau
Travelling to the Grands Causses from an airport
For our walks and bike-tours in Grands Causses in South of France you can fly in to Paris, Toulouse, Rodez, Montpellier or Beziers.